Social Worker

Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
£ 30 - 30 Per hour
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
4 Sep 2019
30 Nov 2019

Job Description

Working within relevant legislation, government guidance and the council’s practice standards you will carry out assessments and provide social work interventions using a child centred approach.

As part of your role you may be required to prepare for and participate in, planned work relating to court work within specified timescales.

You will ensure the needs and wishes of children are fully addressed in the assessment and planning process and that there is evidence of children and young people’s participation.

You will share responsibility for planned interventions and service provision with partner agencies and work in partnership with families.

You will be expected, at all levels, to work as part of a team, in some cases teams may be multidisciplinary. As part of the team you will work on the duty rota when needed.

As a Social Worker you will have responsibility for managing your individual caseload, taking into account the needs of children and young people and ensuring effective use of time and resources. You will make full use of the council’s IT systems and work within administrative and financial procedures including the maintenance of up to date records.

As your skills and experience develop you will be expected to work with greater autonomy and with more complex cases although support will be readily available where needed.

You will also be expected to pass on your expertise via mentoring and support to colleagues and students. Job Checklist 

Exercises professional judgement and uses appropriate social work methods and interventions, values and knowledge base to work with children, young people and their carers to achieve the best possible outcomes for children and young people

Works within relevant legislation, government guidance and the council’s practice standards Works in a way that takes into account issues relating to age, sexuality, health, race, religion, culture, and life experience  Works effectively as part of a team and effectively with a range of agencies and professionals. 

Interventions are planned and reviewed in line with legal and procedural requirements 

Adopts a risk sensible approach 

Provides verbal and written reports for case conferences and court as required. 

Works flexibly and embraces new ways of working

Maintains accurate and up to date case records 

Makes effective use of supervision and contributes to the personal appraisal processes. Identifies and takes up opportunities for CPD 

Positively engages with reflective supervision and puts learning into practice 

Works within the Professional Capabilities Framework 

Works within confidentiality and information sharing protocols

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